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Overview of documents concerning the COVID-19 pandemic by EMPA


published on 11 November 2020 34 -

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The European Maritime Pilots' Association (EMPA) has compiled and released a very good overview of current (and also country-specific) documents concerning the COVID-19 pandemic on its website. This page is updated regularly.

We would like to thank EMPA for this service and recommend that all members of our community keep up to date and pass on this information:

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